Wicked River

Wicked River

The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild

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A chronicle of the Mississippi River in the first half of the nineteenth century--before it was tamed by commerce and technology--draws on first-hand accounts to describe life along the river, natural and man-made disasters, acts of piracy, and cultural celebrations.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307378514
0307378519
Branch Call Number: 977 Sandlin 10/2010
Characteristics: xxviii, 270 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., maps ;,24 cm.

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22950009541673
Dec 24, 2010

I thought it would be about the New Madrid earthquake, but it is mostly about the people who lived along the river.

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